La Course de chars sur la place Santa Maria Novella à Florence (The Chariot Race in Piazza Santa Maria Novella in Florence), from the series Capricci di varie figure (Les Caprices ; The Caprices series)

Jacques Callot, French, 1592 - 1635


about 1621

Etching on laid paper

Sheet: 2 3/16 × 3 1/8 in. (5.5 × 7.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Dr. Franz H. Hirschland, Class of 1935P and 1939P



Place Made: France, Europe



Object Name


Research Area


Not on view


Collection mark, reverse, stamped, in blue ink, lower right: G.P. [encircled] [Lugt 1189a]

Course History

ITAL 23, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century Italian Literature and Culture, Nancy Canepa, Winter 2015

Exhibition History

Theater Art of the Medici, Harvard Theatre Collection, Harvard College Library, Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 15, 1980-January 31, 1981.

Theater Art of the Medici, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Beaumont-May Gallery and Lower Jewett Corridor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 10-December 7, 1980.

Publication History

Arthur R. Blumenthal, Theater Art of the Medici, Hanover, New Hampshire and London: The University Press of New England, 1980, p. 122, no. 61, ill.


Probably from the collection of Gustav Parthey (1798-1872), Berlin; Dr. Franz H. Hirschland (1880-1973), New York, New York; given to present collection, 1948.

Catalogue Raisonne

Lieure 471; Meaume 855

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